8 Days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari Tours

START IN KAMPALA


Overview

This 8 Days Gorilla Trekking and Wildlife Safari in Uganda will let you explore premium safari parks for a once in a lifetime adventure experience. This trip highlights Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth NP and a relaxation getaway at the magical views of Lake Bunyonyi under the guidance of our expert local guides


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Lake MburoAdventure

After breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo national park; 230km (4 hours) driving distance to the Park headquarters and rest camp at Rwonyo. The left turn to the Park is signposted at 211km from Kampala. You will enter the park through the Nshara gate. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 2: game drive – Queen Elizabeth Adventure

An early morning a game drive, the park is home to herds of Impala, as well as the more uncommon Topi, Eland, and Klipspringer. Burchell's Zebra and buffalo also graze these areas. Return to the lodge for late breakfast, in the afternoon you will go for a boat ride. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 3: Queen and launch cruise Adventures

You will have a morning game drive and drive to Queen arriving in time for a launch cruise along the Kazinga channel where you may spot various water birds and animals. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: game drive –Bwindi Tours

After breakfast, you will drive to Bwindi. You will have lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking Tours

After breakfast, you will have a briefing and after go for trekking, this could take 4-8 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas. During trekking, you may spot other primates and different bird species which are good for kin bird watchers. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6: Lake Bunyonyi Holidays

Have breakfast and head for Lake bunyonyi, on arrival you will go for a boat ride and visit different islands and pygmies. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 7: game drive and boat ride Experience

Breakfast and drive to Lake Mburo, on arrival you will go for a boat ride. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 8: Game drive-Kampala Holidays

An early morning a game drive, the park is home to herds of Impala, as well as the more uncommon Topi, Eland, and Klipspringer. Burchell's Zebra and buffalo also graze these areas. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and lunch, the drive back to Kampala. Drop-off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your departure marking the end of your

8 Days Gorilla trekking and wildlife safari in Uganda


Included & Excluded

What's Included

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • The airport picks up and drops off.
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long-range high-frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each minivan carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and window sills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers
  • Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary

Price Guide by Season

High Season
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Peak Season
July, Aug, Sept, Oct Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Low Season
April, May, June Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Christmass Extra
21st Dec - 3rd Jan Economy Standard Luxury
Price Per Person $ $ $

Accommodation Options

Lake Mburo National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option                                                                                       
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Bwindi National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Bunyonyi National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping